The tragic An-148 flight: technical or human error to blame? | AeroTime

DAILY NEWSLETTER | 21 February 2018
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The tragic An-148 flight: technical or human error to blame?

The Russian An-148 airliner, carrying out a domestic flight, crashed in the Moscow Region on February 11, 2018, killing all 71 people onboard. Investigators maintain that wrong data of flight speed, apparently due to icing, could have led to the crash. The yet unanswered crucial question is whether the pilots failed to switch on the heating unit or was it a technical issue that led to speed sensors’ malfunction.

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Rumor: Air Serbia to restructure. Will Etihad pull out?

After two Etihad-owned airlines filed for bankruptcy in 2017, the question remains – which one is next? Air Serbia is taking steps not to become the answer to this question.

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Airbus delivers newest A350 XWB jetliner to launch customer Qatar

Airbus announced on February 20, 2018, the delivery of its brand-new A350-1000 – the longest-fuselage version of A350 XWB jetliner – to launch customer Qatar Airways.

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